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STEM Connect

Title V STEM Project

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Glendale Community College Title V Grant project is set to improve the success rates of the high-need students in the STEM fields through the STEM Connect Project.

The STEM Connect project coordinates academic and student support services located in a centralized area at GCC, to increase access, persistence, graduation and transfer rates of STEM students. It features robust programs and services such as integrated academic and student support coaching to provide intrusive advising and support for students; dedicated STEM-specific tutoring support, both in-person and online; STEM dual language hybrid courses to expand student access and content attainment, and enhanced student development programming to engage the high-need STEM student population with the campus.

Scholarship Available - Deadline December 22, 217

The S-STEM TRAIN Scholarship program will provide scholarship assistance of up to $4,000/semester and can be renewed (through a re-application process) for up to 4 semesters. In addition to financial assistance, this program will provide access to mentors and project or internship experiences.
Recipient Benefits
  • Scholarship recipients will work with a Faculty Mentor in their subject area. 
  • Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to complete a paid internship working closely with scientists to design and complete a research project.
Basic Eligibility Requirements
  • Applicants must be seeking a degree or career in the areas of Biology, Mathematics, or Computing (see other side of this flier for specific degrees). 
  • Applicants must be full time students at Phoenix College, South Mountain Community College or Glendale Community College OR transfer students to ASU’s NCIAS from these three colleges. 
  • Applicants must have an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher. 
  • Applicants must complete the current FAFSA ( - please include the FAFSA Student Air Report print out (Student Aid Report online - 5 page PDF document) 
  • Applicants must be willing to participate in either an internship or an alternative cohort experience (to be approved by the Program Director) that reflects their academic goals.
Required Documents
  • Faculty Recommendation (indicate Faculty on the application form, we will contact them directly via email after the deadline of supporting documents submission; you do not need an actual recommendation letter) 
  • Official College transcripts (online at, Student Center) and possibly Official High School transcripts (if graduated from high school within last two years) 
  • District Mathematics College Placement Exam results (if transcripts do not demonstrate MAT151 eligibility) 
  • Copy of most current FAFSA (Student Aid Report - PDF 5 page document print out; make sure to confirm in person with PC Financial Aid office that student file is complete)

Fill out the online application today! The application and required documentation are due on December 22, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Submit required documents by mail, email or hand in person to:

Janene Armstrong, S-STEM Student Support Coordinator Biosciences Department
Direct Line: 602.285.7100 
Phoenix College, 1202 W Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ  85013
(Dalby Building, 2nd Floor – room DB202)



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